Akiko Tsuruga

Magnarelli, Tsuruga in ArtHouse Saturday

Published May 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

Saturday night, Joe Magnarelli and Akiko Tsuruga continue the ‘At Home in the ArtHouse’ Jazz Series at the Rome Art and Community Center in the ArtHouse Cafe, 308 W. Bloomfield St.

Fan favorite, Joe Magnarelli is a regular participant in the New York and international jazz scene. He has nine records as a leader, and has played on numerous jazz labels as a sideman. Magnarelli is an adjunct professor of music at the Juilliard School of Music and Rutgers University.

Dubbed ‘Queen of the Organ’, Akiko Tsuruga has released five albums in Japan and four in the U.S. Akiko is at the center of the New York scene.

Her mentor, Dr. Lonnie Smith notes, “Akiko’s playing is like watching a flower blooming, a bird spreading her wings in the music world. Akiko is here to stay.”

Doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for adults ($18 adult members) and $14 for seniors ($12 senior members). To reserve tickets, call 315-336-1040.